Re: What's the deal on the -X vs -Y thing?
From: Neil W Rickert (rickert+nn_at_cs.niu.edu)
Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2005 04:01:31 +0000 (UTC)
email@example.com (Darren Tucker) writes:
>Neil W Rickert <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> ForwardAgent no
>> ForwardX11 no
>> ForwardX11Trusted yes
>> StrictHostKeyChecking ask
>>and all works fine.
>>I first tried that with only a specific host -- the one where I
>>most needed trusted X-forwarding. But that didn't work very well,
>>so I made it apply to all. In practice, I only do X forwarding to
>>trusted hosts anyway. My default is to forward neither X nor agent.
>I suspect that was because you had a Host * entry at the top of the
I see I should have given more details.
With the entry for specific hosts, it worked in the sense that
that I got trusted X11 forwarding only to those hosts.
What I meant by "didn't work very well", is that I found untrusted
forwarding unsatisfactory. In particular, cut and paste between
sessions did not work satisfactorily.